Missy is senior director of government affairs who works collaboratively with the firm’s partners with an emphasis on issues relating to health care, occupational licensing and consumer protection.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Johnson was the Vice President of Government Affairs for the California Retailers Association (CRA) where she served as the in-house lobbyist and represented the retail industry on a variety of issues. Prior to joining CRA, Ms. Johnson worked in the California Legislature for ten years in a number of capacities where she developed relationships with key legislative staff and Members. Her last position was with the Senate Committee on Business, Professions, and Economic Development where she worked on issues relating to economic development, workforce training, and California’s tourism, entertainment, and sports industries as well as the regulation of the a number of professions.
Ms. Johnson is a graduate of California State University, Sacramento where she studied Criminal Justice and Sociology and completed graduate work in Public Policy and Administration.